Dessert knives (2)

Dessert knives (2)
Title
Dessert knives (2)
Date 
ca. 1911
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
each: 8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 20.3 x 1.9 x 1 cm )
Description 
Two silver-plated dessert knives; flat blade with straight sides and rounded tip; tapered handle with rounded end; warranty mark stamped on blade.
Credit Line 
Purchased from the Estate of Charles G. Thompson
Object Number 
1942.661ab
Marks 
stamped: on blade: "1847ROGERS BROS. / WARRANTED 12 DWT."
Gallery Label 
The Meriden Britannia Co. was established in 1879 for the production of 1847 Rogers Bros. silverplate, sterling silver flatware, silver-plated nickel silver and white metal holloware. The company merged with International Silver Co. of Canada, Ltd. around 1912. According to the accession records, the pattern of these knives is "Old Colony."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group